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Sage Hospitality Resources Area Director of Engineering in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

The AC Hotel Portland Downtown & Courtyard Portland City Center are seeking an experienced Area Director of Engineering to join the hotel and restaurant leadership team.

The AC Hotel Portland Downtown is located blocks from Portland’s vibrant city center and waterfront park. When you come to work at the AC you become a member of a tight-knit crew of very supportive people. Teamwork is a major component in our hotel, if you like to have a voice and see the effects of your hard work this is the place for you. The AC brand is known for its modern design and approach to hospitality and we need energetic people to help meet that standard

The Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center is a unique downtown Portland hotel. Not your typical Courtyard! Our 256 room, high rise hotel is located in the heart of downtown Portland and offers all the services and amenities of a full service hotel. Guests can enjoy one of Portland's most popular restaurants, The Original Dinerant, with an exclusive lobby access entry. In addition, the Courtyard Portland City Center offers over 7,000 square feet of event space able to accommodate groups of up to 220. We embody that unique vibe that is the best of “Portland”.

At Sage Hospitality Group, we look for innovative leaders, with an eye for disruption. Never looking for someone just looking for a job, we are looking for the power players, the people who want to rise to the top. Sage allows for opportunities for growth and personal fulfillment, paying attention to the parts that keep us human and happy. We want to attract and retain associates that are engaged in our culture, passionate about hospitality and excited to enrich lives, one experience at a time. Sage Hospitality Group was founded on a spirit of bold individuality. By going our own way, we have created some of the world’s best hotels, restaurants, and experiences. But the truth is, none of it would have happened without people like you. People who follow their own path, who are hungry to learn and who love their community. People who do not sit around and wait, they just do. You belong here.

Job Overview

Develop, implement and manage emergency programs for the operation and maintenance of all equipment and physical structures and landscaping in compliance with corporate/franchise standards, local, state and national codes and regulations to protect the asset, guests and employees, to ensure optimum operations, minimize expenses and maximize customer satisfaction. Position is responsible for the short and long term planning and day-to-day operations of the engineering division. Recommends the department's budget and capital expenditures and manages expenses within approved budget constraints. Participates in total hotel management as a member of the hotel Executive Committee.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Human Resources in the division to attract, retain and motivate the staff; hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles, discipline and terminate, as appropriate.

  • Develop, recommend, implement and manage the department's budget capital expenditure plan, forecasts and objectives consistent with maintaining a first class property and management's expectations.

  • Develop, implement and manage a maintenance program and negotiate maintenance contracts for the hotel, the grounds and all of the equipment in compliance with corporate/franchise standards and local, state and national codes and regulations to ensure the safety, convenience and satisfaction of all guests, managers and employees to protect the asset and maintain the property in first class condition.

  • Develop, implement and direct all Emergency Programs; ensure all equipment is maintained, conduct inspections and drills, ensure compliance with all codes and regulations, train all employees and maintain accurate records to ensure a safe environment which protects the asset, guests and employees.

  • Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses.

  • Coordinate renovation bidding, define the cost and scope of the project and oversee the general contractor and subcontractors to ensure quality work is performed for minimal cost.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

More than two years of post high school education

Experience

Experience required by position is from four to five years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Knowledge/Skills

  • Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering. May require advanced working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to integrate and communicate that information.

  • Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering and housekeeping operations.

  • May require considerable working knowledge of other major areas in the hotel and the skill to integrate and communicate that information.

  • Must have advanced working knowledge in the following areas:

  • General plumbing, refrigeration, air conditioning, electrical systems, boilers, bathroom fixtures and tiling,

  • painting – prep to finish, basic carpentry, groundskeeping. Requires advanced knowledge of building management/engineering.

  • Requires analyzing activities and/or information involving some original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions.

  • Requires management skills.

  • Ability to provide information and associated services to hotel management and guests.

  • Excellent comprehension and literacy required for procedures, reports, budgets, instructions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to communicate with management and staff.

  • Ability to visually check hotel premises.

  • Ability to communicate with management and staff.

  • Frequent lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying of weights up to 25 lbs. and occasionally greater, for all hotel equipment and machinery. 50-75% of job function.

  • Frequent bending and/or kneeling throughout the day for repairs and maintenance of hotel property, equipment and machinery. 50% of job function.

  • Mobility - throughout the hotel, all floors, varying heights and distances. Use of ladders and lifts required at times. Generally 75-80% of job function.

  • Continuous standing required in varying degrees throughout the day.

  • Climbing stairs up to approximately 210 steps 5% of each day.

  • Driving - limited driving on an occasional basis for supplies, equipment, etc. Generally within 20 miles.

Environment

Work inside 95% of week; outside 5% of week. Abnormal temperatures - walk-in freezers - below 32 degrees, 1% of the time.

Benefits

  • Eligible to participate in Sage bonus plan.

  • Unlimited paid time off

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching

  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts

  • Basic Life and AD&D insurance

  • Company-paid short-term disability

  • Paid FMLA leave for up to a period of 12 weeks

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.

  • Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.

ID: 2021-5615

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : AC Hotel Portland

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Building & Facility Maintenance

Address : 888 SW 3rd Ave

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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